A yet-to-be-identified Policeman; on Saturday night; opened fire on guests who were unwinding at an hotel in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, killing one person and injuring his friend in the process.
The man who was shot dead have been identified as Mr. Olaoye Akintayo; a Polytechnic graduate.
The suspected extrajudicial killing comes as the country continues to reckon with the #EndSARS protest, which called for an end to police brutality.
According to a friend of the deceased and other eyewitnesses, the police officer alighted from a Hilux van, entered the hotel premises and the next sound heard were gunshots.
It is not yet clear what triggered the gunshots, which also left another person injured.
The policeman and his other colleague reportedly dumped the victim’s corpse at the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital before escaping and leaving the Hilux at the hospital premises.
As the family cries for justice as they want the killer-policeman to be brought to book, PRESENT NIGERIA gathered that the death of Mr. Olaoye Akintayo has left the family devastated with unending tears; especially for his mother who celebrated her birthday just three days before the incident.
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